The communities within Gratiot County have a rich history of working collaboratively to better serve citizens and strategically invest taxpayer dollars.
A testament to this collaborative spirit is the City of Ithaca's participation with the County of Gratiot, the Cities of Alma and St. Louis, and 16 Townships to jointly develop a Countywide Master Plan, referred to as the Gratiot Regional Excellence And Transformation (GREAT) Plan. In 2008, the GREAT Plan received a service grant from Traverse City, MI based LIAA, a non-profit organization to provide professional assistance in the development of the plan. It was most recently updated in 2017.
The GREAT Plan has been adopted and can be accessed below.
View the GREAT Master Plan